Senate debates

Thursday, 25 June 2015


Migration Amendment (Regional Processing Arrangements) Bill 2015; First Reading

10:54 am

Photo of Sarah Hanson-YoungSarah Hanson-Young (SA, Australian Greens) Share this | Hansard source

I move:

At the end of the motion, add “but the Senate notes:

(a)    the findings of the review by Mr Phillip Moss into conditions in Nauru and the evidence currently before the Select Committee on the Recent Allegations relating to Conditions and Circumstances at the Regional Processing Centre in Nauru that women and children have been suffering rape, sexual assault, child abuse and severe physical and mental trauma associated with the conditions in Nauru; and

(b)    the United Nations Subcommittee on the Prevention of Torture found the conditions on Nauru to amount to torture and trauma”.


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